How to use Hook in a sentence as a noun

A sociopath flips it, taking on massive risk the company is on the hook for and capture some of the rewards.

But if you find even one legal hook that gives you a sound basis upon which to attack what they are doing, then you can stand and fight.

So they pretended they were going to hook me up with a room, then sprung this out of nowhere.

How to use Hook in a sentence as a verb

The 'hook' inherent in the choice of headline combined with the lack of any discussion of the limitations of the product or previous failures with regards to miracle hemorrhage agents cements this in my opinion.

As part of our termination system, any backups we store for an account are automatically removed via an action hook we have deployed.

It's difficult to read this and not think that a psychopath was let off the hook because he was young.

Hook definitions

noun

a catch for locking a door

noun

a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook

See also: crotchet

noun

anything that serves as an enticement

See also: bait come-on lure sweetener

noun

a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something

See also: claw

noun

a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something

noun

a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his hooking"

See also: draw hooking

noun

a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent

noun

a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket

verb

fasten with a hook

verb

rip off; ask an unreasonable price

See also: overcharge soak surcharge gazump fleece plume pluck

verb

make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle; "She sat there crocheting all day"

See also: crochet

verb

hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left

verb

take by theft; "Someone snitched my wallet!"

See also: snitch thieve glom

verb

make off with belongings of others

verb

hit with a hook; "His opponent hooked him badly"

verb

catch with a hook; "hook a fish"

verb

to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)

See also: addict

verb

secure with the foot; "hook the ball"

verb

entice and trap; "The car salesman had snared three potential customers"

See also: snare

verb

approach with an offer of sexual favors; "he was solicited by a prostitute"; "The young man was caught soliciting in the park"

See also: solicit accost